Trail of The Unexpected: Ghosts in Newport

'A hooded figure whisks down an alley'

McIntosh steals Leeds' thunder

Rotherham United 1 - Leeds United 0

Stand-in Walder guides Falcons through the rain

Newport-Gwent Dragons 6 - Newcastle 10

Salmonella cases blamed on lettuce from takeaway outlets

A massive surge in the number of cases of food poisoning caused by a rare strain of bacteria has been linked to lettuce leaves, experts warned yesterday. More than 350 cases of food poisoning caused by the relatively uncommon strain of bacteria Salmonella Newport have been reported since September.

Watkins stakes international claim

Llanelli Scarlets 37 - Edinburgh 16

Anderson learns hard early lesson

Cardiff Blues 18 - Newport-Gwent Dragons 8

Hot Spot: Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Cheaper than Cowes, and bursting with 'old-fashioned Englishness', the second-home set is catching on to the charms of this balmy seaside resort, says Robert Liebman

Rusedski finds mental power in US build-up

Greg Rusedski produced a brave display to edge past Thomas Johansson in three sets in the first round of the RCA Championship in Indianapolis on Monday.

British-based pair boost South Africa

The Newport full-back Percy Montgomery and the Leicester fly-half Jaco van der Westhuyzen have confirmed to the South African Rugby Football Union that they are available for Springbok selection.

Gwent down Ulster to take over at top

Newport-Gwent Dragons 27 Ulster 19

Blair admits public must pay more for better public services

Consultation exercise to spark debate about funding new programmes

Blair shrugs off health scare

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